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Nov 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
with president obama for u.s. military and intelligence assistance to put down the violent insurgency that's gotten worse since the u.s. pulled out of there two years ago. thousands of iraqis have been killed in bombings that have become almost routine and really have never gone away since the height of the war after the u.s.-lead invasion. the president said he made no promises. >>> tonight u.s. and pakistani officials say an american drone strike has killed a big target, the leader of the taliban in pakistan. hakeem molamasoud is believed to had $5 million u.s. bounty on his head. he's believed to have been behind that failed car bombing in times square back in 2010. his death, if confirmed, comes as drone strikes are under scrutiny for the often killing innocent civilians nearby. >>> as we reported last night there is a new bombshell of a book about to come out that's revealing some of the best-kept secrets of the most recent race for the white house from republican back stabbing to president obama's feelings about president clinton to a possible move to switch running mates. nbc's andr
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Nov 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
changed the rules of the senate, and in the near future it will allow more obama nominees for things like federal judgeships to get through without a fight. both parties have complained about the 60-vote rule, and while this change doesn't mean bills will pass because the gop controls the house, it is called the nuclear option for good reason and feelings are hot once again beneath the capitol dome tonight. to our chief white house correspondent and political director chuck todd. and chuck, people are asking, they didn't know it could actually get worse in washington. it appears to today. >> reporter: it has. and look, this has been brewing for a decade. there was a time when a senator obama objected to republican plans to change the rules to help president bush get nominees through without a filibuster. now it's president obama praising senate democrats for doing this, and it's now senate republicans complaining. but as you just spelled out very well, the senate democrats changed these rules, and what it's going to lead to now is probably more acrimony. essentially what senate republican
NBC
Nov 24, 2013 3:30pm PST
obama says will make the world more secure. >> for the first time in nearly a decade we have halted the progress of the iranian nuclear program. >>> also the fallout as others in the region question whether iran will live up to its end of the bargain. >>> massive storms, snow and ice take a deadly toll in the southwest. tonight it is on the move and threatening to disrupt holiday traffic for tens of millions. >>> tis the season to shop. as retailers lure you in earlier and earlier, are the deepest discounts yet to come? >>> and special bond. the young boy with autism and his dog. how they rescued each other and are making a difference with their message. >> good evening. with an historic multinational agreement, the united states and iran today stepped away from the edge after a long and dangerous game of brinkmanship over iran's nuclear ambitions. tonight not everyone is feeling safer or breathing easier. the deal announce in the geneva early sunday requires iran to halt the production of high grade uranium. the stuff essential to making a nuclear weapon in exchange for the easing
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Nov 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> in this country there is more to report on the news. we begin here last night chuck todd heard president obama apologize for the first time to those americans who cannot keep their insurance like he had promised. there was more on this front today and czech todd is with us again from the white house. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. the day after my interview with the president, white house aides are scrambling to come up with a fix to fulfill the president's newest health care promise. in new orleans today, the president again discussed the troubled health care rollout. >> we've had this problem with the website. i'm not happy about that. but we're working overtime to make sure it gets fixed. >> reporter: yesterday the president apologized for this promise. >> if you like your current plan, you will be able to keep it. you can keep your plan. you'll be able to keep your health care plan. >> reporter: it turns out, that's not true. in my interview, though, he pledged he's going to fix it. >> i've assigned my team to see what can we do to close some of the holes and gaps in the law, and
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Nov 12, 2013 5:30pm PST
as alws for visiting us tonight. >>> and on psident obama's new alth care law, a former president o likes and supports it h nonetheless now joined the chor of people pushing the president to keep his promise for all of tse americans who like their health insurancwho wanto keep it. get more on this toc tonight from n's peter alexander at the white house. >> reporter: the white house has uted him as t explainer in chief. but during a recent interview, president inton urged president oba to make goodn his promise and let anyone who wants to keep their current insurance plan. >> i personally believe even if it tes a change in the law, the president should hor the coitment to federal gornment made to the peop and let them keep what they he. >> reporter: this afternoon, the white house said that president obama agrees with clinton. >> the president has tasked his team wh looking at a rangef options. >> reporte according to jay carney, the go is to make sure those who got cancellation lettercan afford a better plan. it's no ey task, according to jonathan gruber. an architectf both romney care, m
NBC
Nov 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> the white house tonight says they have made a lot of progress over this past weekend fixing the obama care website, but the sign-up page which has been plagued with problems from the start will go offline now every day from 1:00 to 5:00 in the morning eastern time while that so-called tech surge team works to get it right. also tonight, it's becoming clear the problems with the website cannot be avoided by applying in phone or in person as the president has been suggesting. more tonight from nbc news's peter alexander. >> reporter: in miami today christina is one of thousands of navigators helping americans sign up for health insurance off line. >> in the beginning it was working, but with the glitches. now it's just down. now the paper application is what we are doing. >> reporter: that's what president obama has urged consumers to do -- bypass the website and apply for insurance the old fashioned way like he did again tonight. >> they can apply by phone, by mail, in person. there was a time when the internet didn't exist. >> reporter: but internal president obama administration memos sho
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Nov 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
's dreams come tr. "nightly news" begs now. >>> od evening. president obama now finds himself compared to presidt george w. bush as in the problemsith the health care plan have become president obama's kaina. he's now apologizetwice for breaking the promise to americans that they uld keep their health insurance. and tonight an increasing number of his own democrats are saying this proposefix isn't good enough. 39 of them sided with republicans in a vote on a bill which s another attempt to kill obama care today. we begin here tonight with nbc's kelly o'donnell on capitol hill. >> reporter: the biggest defection of the yeafrom inside the psident's own party today. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: 39 democrats, nearly 2 of their caucus, joined with publicans to change the healtcare law to try to let millions of consumers whe health insurance has been cancellekeep their plans. west virnia democrat nick grayha voted with republics. how would you grade the administration's handling of the this? >> f minus. >> reporter:hat low? >> yes. >> iant to welcome the executives -- >> rorter: one d
NBC
Nov 17, 2013 3:30pm PST
. >>> the obama ministration gins this week still very mh on the defensive about the new health care law, trying to nally get the rollout on tck and trying to make sure democrats st with the party line. our report tonight fm white use correspondent kristen welker. >> you guys are worthless. >>eporter: one month ago it was the republicanparty on life support, blad for the government hutdown. >> the amerin people overwhelming reje ama ca. >> reporter: butow the democrats are fractureand playg defense in the wakof the rocky heal care rollout. >> they can fix this, it is a textible problem. >> reporter: replicans are pilingn. >> the president said that h fumbled e rollout. it'sime for a time-out. >> reporter: thimorning democratic par leaders tried to strike a unite front. >> democrats stand tall in support of affordable ce act. >> reporter: and they downplayed the 39 house democrats man facing tough re-ections who broke with the president fday to approve a republican bill reoring canceled policies indefitely. >>bout 30 of them and i've talked to them were insulati themselvesgainst sound bites, and
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Nov 24, 2013 6:30pm EST
made the world a much more dangerous place. >> reporter: president obama called netanyahu today but the two leaders disagree on the threat and the goal. obama pledges to stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon. netanyahu wants to stop iran from even having the capability to produce one and many in congress agree with israel. >> we're accepting a signal to iran that they can continue to go ahead and by talking and acting like they have good will, can get away with at least nuclear weapon production capability. >> reporter: the geneva agreement came together only two months after president obama first talked to iran's president rouhani on the iran for a year in the persian gulf country of oman laying the groundwork. >> if this interim deal does ultimately translate into a comprehensive deal that eliminates the iranian nuclear program to the middle east, that's an enormous victory for america's global victory. >> reporter: president obama tried to reassure israel's leader that he will be consulted on every aspect of any final deal with iran but israel's worry is that the president
NBC
Nov 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
as obama care advocates make a push to get young people to sign up. >>> and best in show -- an annual thanksgiving family tradition. and a crown jewel takes the win. >> "nightly news" begins now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. happy thanksgiving. i'm kate snow in for briand eve. happy thanksgiving. i'm kate snow in for brian tonight. let's start with something to be thankful for. despite dire predictions and worries that a winter storm might have a major impact on holiday festivities and travel, the flight delays have subsided. while there was snow and rain, millions of americans were able to celebrate the holiday today with family. high wind here in new york calmed enough by this morning to allow the macy's thanksgiving day parade to go ahead as planned. and we start off tonight from the parade route. good evening, katie. >> reporter: hey there, kate. we are told americans are eating 736 million pound of turkey today. but before all the food comas can kick in, 6th avenue here was abuzz with
NBC
Nov 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
seems like the ever moreomplicated effort get the new health re law track after president obama announced insurance companies could contin coverage for those whose policies are being ncelled the company found a new challeng we get the latest om nbc white house correspondent kriste welker. >> reporter: new jersey insurance broker david oscar is scrambling to figure out what the presidens recent reversal urging iurance companies to restore canlled plans for a ye means for him and his clies. >> minitial reaction this week was this was like dante's inferno. >> reporter: he's been flooded by pho calls by confused policyholders, ever nce the president announc the fix. now e industry is ting to figure out how to change course with the first enrollment deadline a month ay. >> we have to goack to square one. calculate and recaliate the system. >> reporte those concerns echoed by insurance ce who met with president oma on friday at the white house. after the diussion they struck a positive tone. >> verproductive. very good discussion. >> rorter: one insurance official sai this is still a
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Nov 3, 2013 3:30pm PST
. >> reporter: today president obama gained the campaign trail. the president who did not campaign for christie's new jersey governor did turn out for terry mcauliffe as democrats hope to take back the state house. >> i hope you're toward fight for terry because he's ready to fight for you for the next four years. >> reporter: mcauliffe, a long time friend of the clintons, raised the 2016 clinton when hillary clinton appeared for him last month in her first political speech since leaving the state department. and democrats answered the christie buzz as new york senator chuck schumer served up an early endorsement. >> 2016 is hilary's time. run, run. if you run, you'll win and we'll all win. >> reporter: and this is the last stop on governor christie's bus tour today. he tell me that he hopes his voters will turn out on tuesday and maybe push him above 50% of the vote. if that happens, it would be the first time a republican had pulled that off in new jersey in 25 years. that, christie says, would send a message about his future prospects. >> thanks. >>> overseas they're bracing for the possibil
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Nov 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
's barack obama's signature piece of legislation that is ging him the biggest problem ofis presidency. and not long after he pledged again to make it right, the insurance industry called him out for changing the rules in the ninth inning of e game. we begin here tonight with our political director and cef whithouse correspondent chuck todd. chuck, good evening. >> reporter: good eving, brian. under unting political pressure from his owparty the president unveiled his plan to make good onhe health care. the problem, his proposefix may nofix anything. >> we fumbled the rollout on the heth care law. >> reporter: a contrite presidt today. and it's just a week removed from h apology to americans who saw their health insurance caeled. deite his assurances that if they liked their plan they cou keep it. i said that i would do everything we can fix this problem. today i'm offering an id that will help dot. >> reporter: under the affordable care acas many as 5 million amerans have had their health iurance cancelled because their policies don't cover everything the new l mandates. among those
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Nov 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
over obama care and religious freedom. it's headed to the supreme court. >>> double agents. tonight a secret government plan exposed. how the u.s. turned guantanamo bay prisoners into spies and turned them loose. >>> and a few good men and how they are changing a thanksgiving tradition forever. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it is already tonight a storm that stretches from the southern tip of florida up to nova scotia, and at its core, which is a moving target right now, it's dumping a ton of misery on several states. the timing of this storm could not be worse because of what it does on the ground and in the air to the business of getting around. 700 flight delays already, and this storm is just getting started. the satellite picture of the nation from space shows the expanse of it. tomorrow is the busiest travel day of the year. 43 million americans on the move. and while the storm is churning in the eastern part of the country, its effects, of course, will be felt all over. it's where we begin our coverage again tonight. nbc's tom costello is out in it in pittsburg
NBC
Nov 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
this weekend -- signing up for health care under the new insurance program, or at least trying to. the obama administration's self-imposed deadline to fix the health care website is midnight tonight. kristen welker is following the story. i guess the question is how are they doing. >> reporter: they say they are doing okay. tech experts have only a few hours left to meet the white house's own deadline for getting the affordable care act website running smoothly. a critical point in restoring confidence in a damaged presidency. in virginia today, signs of progress for the government's health insurance website. >> my experience was wonderful. i love it. there were no problems. we went through everything real smooth. >> it was really fast this morning. i was really surprised. >> reporter: deirdre said she had trouble signing up in october. today she was one of six people nbc news interviewed reporting success, signing up with the help of a nonprofit called neighbor's keeper. >> i was able to get through and select a plan. all i need to do now is send in a payment to activate the plan. >> report
NBC
Oct 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
a political bombshell just emerging tonight. was president obama really considering running for re-election without joe biden? >>> we are back with a story finally getting more attention. the mysterious death of a high school football player in georgia and his parents who are convinced this was no accident. nbc's gabe gutierrez has more on the disturbing evidence and the strange case and the video tape that may be the key to all of it. >> reporter: newly released surveillance video shows small glimpses of kendrick johnson's final hours. the 17-year-old known as k.j. is seen entering his high school gym in georgia in january. >> we've got a body in the high school here. there is a dead body up here. >> reporter: the video does not show how the body ended up here inside a rolled up gym mat in a lonely space just over 14 inches wide. >> we have to fight for him because if we don't fight no one will. >> reporter: kenneth and jacqueline johnson believe their son was murdered and someone is trying to cover it up. >> we want justice and we're not stopping until we get justice. >> reporter
NBC
Nov 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
the election of president obama, just weeks after we all witnessed that ugly government shutdown. voters tonight are electing governors in new jersey and virginia. new mayors in new york and boston and seattle and so on. many of these races will indicate how the political winds are blowing right now. we begin our coverage in the politically crucial commonwealth of virginia. chuck todd is there for us tonight. chuck, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. well, a lot of the action is on the east coast. polls are closed. we have some winner. governor chris christie has been re-elected. we've projected that, nbc news. here in virginia, the bellwether of bellwethers the last few years, we're still projecting this race as too close to call. not even half the results are counted yet. could be a long night here in virginia. we have projected a democrat to win the lieutenant governorship here in virginia. the race here in virginia has been all about national issues. the democrats talking about government shutdown, the republicans talking about the disastrous health care rollout. so in m
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Nov 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
in chicago tonight. john, thanks. >>> now to the ongoing troubles of the obama care website and the ongoing effort to get it running better and at greater capacity. that deadline is tomorrow. today the administration was trying to limit expectations once again. we get the latest from white house correspondent kristen welker. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. with just hours before the administration's self-imposed deadline of having its health care website working for most americans by the end of tomorrow, top officials were hedging their bets today. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius today blogged that people should shop healthcare.gov during off-peak hours, morning, nights, weekends. not a vote of confidence says luke chung. >> it tells me the system isn't fully baked. this system should be able to accommodate as many people that want to get on as possible. >> what i'm going to do is make sure we get it fixed. >> reporter: chung says the administration's goal of making sure the website can support 50,000 users at one time by the end of saturday is
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Nov 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
of tomorrow morning. will they be grounded or allowed to take to the air? >>> another setback for the obama care website as the white house announces another delay in the rollout. >>> spy thriller. a hollywood legend's secret double life. one of the biggest nuclear arms dealers in the world while working in pictures. if it sounds like something out of the movies, that's because it is. >>> and country roads. a man and his truck and a delivery route like none other in america. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it's almost here, but a lot of folks are really going to have to work for it these last few hours before thanksgiving. it's because of a powerful storm in the east taking its time sliding to the north, as seen here from space. big enough and hittinging enough airports and cities to affect air travel from one end of the country to the other. take a look at the number of aircraft currently in the skies over this country -- about 6,000 flights. a lot of them are running way behind. the rush is bad enough without the storm. to be sure, it has hardly affected everybody. this is ph
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Nov 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
the nation's verans president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlingt national cemetery today. one notable guest joininthe president, 107-year-old riard overton who is belved to be e nation's oldest ling veten of world war ii. also this verans day weekend there was an emoonal gathering of the doolittle raiders. the men who pulled off a secret missioto strike back at japan after pearl harbor. just four of them are sll alive, andhis yearhey say it was time for one final gathering to honor theirallen comrades. our final report tonight from our pentagoncorrespondent, j miklaszewski. >> reporter: omost days you will find dick cole at home on his tractor. at 98 he's still going strong. as a boy he dreamed of becoming a military combat pilot. >> i wanted to be one of the guys to after the bad guy. >> reporter: he soon got his chance. when t japanese attacked pearl haor, cole was already a pilot in the army air corp not justny pilot. he became the copilot for the legendary jimmy doolittle and the doolittle tyo raiders. only four months after pearl rbor, they flew straight to th
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Nov 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
.gov. just 106,000 have signed up for obama care erall. >> reporr: you know, the numbers tell a grim story. frighteningly low enrollment barely enough ppleo fill one football stadium. and this just isn't disastrous news for the health care law. it's now a political firestorm for the presidents even the democrats in coness begin to panic. the news was so bad kathleen sebelius avoided cameras and delivered it over the phone. >> a of this fst peod, 106,000 americans have been enrolled in qlified health plans through the marketace. >> reporter: andhe admitted that of t 106,000 enrollees, ju a quarter registered thugh the website. most came through the 15 state-run exchans. in fact, california's exchange outnumbered the fed signing up ,000 lks. >> nobody who suppos health care reform is satisfied with whate've seen out of website. >> reporter: sebeliu tried to look on the bright side noting there are nrly a million americans who have completed applicatns but are still shopng. >> thearket place is working, and people are enrolling. >> reporte but they aren't enrolling fast enough. ey had project
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Nov 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
grateful to president obama for entrusting me with this important mission. >> reporter: she is very close to the president, ever since she and her late uncle teddy endorsed him at a critical point in the 2008 campaign. and there is family history. john f. kennedy's only surviving off spring said she was eager to fulfill her father's legacy. >> as a world war ii veteran who served in the pacific, he had hoped to be the first sit president to make a state visit to japan. >> reporter: president kennedy had hoped to reunite his crew in japan with the japanese ship crew that had sunk their boat in the war. in fact, when jfk was shot, they his secretary of state was halfway there. now that the daughter is in tokyo, she didn't want to be here for the anniversary. >> in many ways, she was an ambassador all her life. >> reporter: a lawyer and author, she is a diplomat and novelist. jean kennedy smith was bill clinton's ambassador to ireland. and uncle schreiber was ambassador to france. >> thank you so much. [ speaking japanese ] >> reporter: and japan's government is apparently delighted to have
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Nov 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
president obama for the tribute. >> reporter: two presidents laying a wreath at the eternal flame that marks his grave site 50 years after john f. kennedy's death. joined by ethyl kennedy and other family members. robert kennedy would have been 88 years old today. and at the white house, another part of the kennedy legacy. 16 new resip yebtss of the presidential medal of freedom. >> this marks the 50th anniversary of president kennedy establishing this award. >> reporter: america's highest civilian honor, but jfk didn't live to present the first medal. instead, lyndon johnson gave the award to marian anderson. at the white house today, the tradition lives on. >> i'm grateful, bill, as well for the advice and counsel that you've offered me on and off the golf course, astronaut sally ride. >> she blasted through the ceiling. >> reporter: oprah winfrey. >> her bosses told her she should change her name to susie. i have to pause here to say i got the same advice. >> reporter: feminist icon gloria steinem. >> her one piece of advice to gu young girls is do not listen to my advice. >> reporter: be
NBC
Nov 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
. president obama apologizes for promising if you like your insurance you can keep it. tonight he talks about how the health care rollout went so wrong. >>> cutting the fat. a major change coming to the american diet. the fda moving to ban trans-fats. the ingredients that make so many foods taste so good. tonight dr. nancy snyderman on what this means. >>> crippling disease. nfl legend tony dorsett goes public with a devastating diagnosis. what's happening to his brain after so many years in the game? >>> and the power of one man's compassion. dedicating his life to saving others as the guardian of the great golden gate. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. we are all about to hear the president of the united states apologize, and not just for the troubled rollout of the new health care website but for the fact that his promise to the american people that if they like their current health insurance they can keep it has not held true for all. our chief white house correspondent and political director chuck todd sat down with the president exclusively a short time ago at the white house
NBC
Nov 27, 2013 5:30pm PST
will come on tomorrow morning. >>> even before all the problems with the health care website, the obama white house has been counsell counting on a surge of signups this weekend and beyond. the idea was to hear the president tell it, thanksgiving dinner table, families would discuss it and persuade those young, healthy family members to sign up. now the hope is any kind of surge won't crash the site which is working better, but it's still fragile. there's a new set back for small businesses trying to sign up their employees. kristin welker has more on that end of the story. >> reporter: today's announcement is technically problematic because it comes a few days before the deadline in which the president said the website would be working well. and now on the eve of thanksgivi thanksgiving, a new problem. the white house chose to release more bad news about healthcare.gov. the administration announced small businesses will have to wait a year before they can use the federal website to enroll their workers in health insurance through a program called shop. those with 50 or fewer employee a
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